Thursday, December 05, 2019
Young players have run the bases at Naney Field in Herman Dierks Park for over six decades. The venerable facility will have a fresh look for next season. In this photo Ricky McAmie, Joey Bufkin, Jordan Furr and Billy Killip of Fresh Coat Painting Services put a new coat on the frame work th…
The search for a new head football coach at De Queen is underway. The school district is advertising the opening. Applications are being accepted. There is no set date to stop accepting applications.
Monday, December 02, 2019
LITTLE ROCK — Despite a shaky first half, the De Queen senior girls won the annual Joe T. Robinson tournament by downing the host team 39-32 in the Nov. 23 final.
Horatio swept visiting Oden Nov. 21.
GREENWOOD — The De Queen senior boys went one and one at the Greenwood tournament.
DALLAS, TEXAS — The UA-CCC women's basketball team downed the Richland College Thunderducks 72 to 58 in their Nov. 19 clash.
Each team won a game when the De Queen and Horatio juniors met Nov. 18.
NASHVILLE — The De Queen girls finished second in the Nashville junior high tournament, falling to the home team 36-32.
Friday, November 22, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, the Lady Colts traveled to Richland College in Dallas, Texas. After a three hour drive, the Lady Colts defeated the Richland College Thunderduck’s 72-58.
The De Queen junior high season began with a split with the visiting Eagles of Cossatot River Nov. 14.
The first night of basketball at Horatio was a busy one with the Lions playing four games against Battiest, Okla.
VANDERVOORT — De Queen’s senior high basketball season got off to a strong start with both teams winning at Cossatot River.
The annual chain reaction of coaching job changes got off to an early start this school year.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
HOT SPRINGS — The Horatio girls finished eighth in the class 1A-2A division at the state cross country meet at Hot Springs and the Horatio boys 18th.
HOT SPRINGS — The top placing teams in this years class 4A state cross country meet looked a lot like last years. For the second straight year the De Queen boys finished second and the girls third — behind the same schools.
FOUKE — Horatio's football season ended in the mud at Fouke Nov. 6. when the Lions fell to the hometown Panthers, 35-7.
LOCKESBURG — The fledgling UA-Cossatot Community College men's varsity team played its first ever home game. The Colts got by the Central Baptist College JV 90-86.
Sevier County basketball starts this week with two new coaches in the mix. Lance Weeks will lead the De Queen senior girls; Roy Backus will direct the Horatio boys program.
It was a senior night with few seniors on the field for De Queen. Arkansas High took a 45-6 over the injury depleted Leopards.
Monday, November 11, 2019
The UA Cossatot Colts won their second game of the 2019-2020 basketball season on Tuesday, Nov. 5. They competed against Central Baptist College junior varsity and won the game with a final score of 90 to 86.
Thursday, November 07, 2019
Horatio closed out its home season with a 36-6 loss to Centerpoint Nov. 1.
ARKADELPHIA — De Queen athletic history was made at the 4AAAA conference cross country meet.
LOCKESBURG — The UA Cossatot Community College women’s basketball team made its debut in the Lockesburg gym with a 78-62 win over Jarvis Christian College of Hawkins, Tex.
MAGNOLIA — The Leopards limped into Magnolia Nov. 1 for the final road game of this injury plagued season with nearly as many players in street clothes as in uniform -- not the best way to take on the Panthers. Magnolia ran to a 56-7 win to keep its playoff hopes alive.
Four touchdowns in the final eight minutes — three, including two by the defense, in the final three minutes — skewed the score. De Queen’s junior high football team’s season ended with a 50-14 loss to Magnolia in a game that was much closer than the score indicated.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 5, the UA Cossatot men's basketball team will play their first home game of the 2019-2020 basketball season at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. The game will begin at 6 p.m., and a special new gym court dedication tribute will take place at 5:45 p.m.
Monday, November 04, 2019
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the UA Cossatot men's basketball team competed in the Natural State Juco Jamboree at Hendrix College in Conway. The Colts played two games during the Jamboree winning the first game and coming up short by six points in the second game.
QUITMAN — The cross country Leopards traveled to the northern edge of central Arkansas to compete in the Quitman Ranch Run Oct. 22.
MENA — Horatio took part in Acorn’s Tom Stuthard Stampede cross country meet Oct. 23. The event was moved from the Acorn school campus to the Mena Lions Club site for the first time.
Monday, October 28, 2019
PRESCOTT— The Wolves overpowered the Lions. Horatio fell at Prescott 54-7 Oct. 25.
Homecoming night at De Queen was unpleasant in more ways than one. The weather was wet and dismal. The Leopards fell to Lakeside 41-0.
Thursday, October 24, 2019
The Leopards will play at home for the next to last time this season Friday when they host Hot Springs Lakeside.
Bismarck used a strong second quarter to build a lead en route to winning the battle of the Lions. The visiting Lions in blue downed Horatio 38-7.
HOT SPRINGS — Not all the top teams were there, but most of them were. The cross country Leopards took second and third in the 4A and under division at the Lake Hamilton Invitational cross country meet Oct. 19 at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs on the course that will be used for the state meets…
A typically talented Camden Fairview team started fast and downed De Queen 48-6 at Leopard Stadium Oct. 18.
UA Cossatot attended the 30th annual Hurrah! Festival in De Queen on Oct. 5. The college’s basketball coach, Brad Phillips, and UA Cossatot volunteers sold season passes for the Colts and Lady Colts 2019-2020 basketball season.
CLARKSVILLE — For the first time in a long time, De Queen had multiple Leopards in the state tennis tournament.
UA Cossatot will be hosting a Chili Supper on Tuesday, Oct. 29 beginning at 6 p.m. at the UA Cossatot Bank of Lockesburg Gymnasium. Everyone is invited to come to this event and support UA Cossatot’s student athletes.
CAMDEN — De Queen’s junior high team came out on the short end of a 26-16 final at Camden Fairview Oct. 17.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
The junior boys made up the only full team for Horatio at UA-Rich Mountain's Buck Fever Showcase cross country meet Oct. 8.
Harmony Grove -- The Hornets had the stingers out early. Camden Harmony Grove took a big lead in the first quarter and defeated visiting Horatio 54-7 Oct. 11.
Hot Springs -- The Leopards fell 35-0 at Hot Springs Oct. 11. It was the first game of the season played in football weather with the temperature in the 40’s and the fans in winter wear.
Mena -- De Queen won both senior high team awards at the Buck Fever Showcase cross country meet hosted by UA-Rich Mountain at Mena Oct. 8.
Mena -- De Queen took first and second at the 7AAAA conference junior high cross country meet at Mena Oct. 8. The Cubs won the boys title and placed second among the girls.The results came from a two race in one format with the 7AAAA schools running in the open races hosted by UA-Rich Mounta…
Arkadelphia -- The 2019 season will go down as one of the best for De Queen tennis. Both Leopard teams were conference runners-up. Both league singles champions are from De Queen.
Thursday, October 10, 2019
UA Cossatot announced an all-new basketball season pass for the men’s and women’s 2019-2020 season. The passes are now available to order.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
The Leopards will make their next to last road trip of the season when they travel to Hot Springs Friday.
The Buckeroos struck in a hurry. Smackover took a quick 20-0 first quarter lead at Horatio and went on to down the Lions 56-12.
After being stunned when Hot Spring pulled a 27-22 upset in the first week of conference play, McLelland bounced back with a 60-7 win at De Queen Oct. 4.
In the last competition before the 7AAAA tournament, the De Queen tennis team dropped six matches to Mena while winning four at Herman Dierks Park Sept. 30.